Grand Prix events always gather a crowd of wizards hungry for a blue envelope. Grand Prix Anaheim did not disappoint, with many names both well-known and local competing for prizes and Pro Tour invites.
Corbin gives us an in depth look at how the market runs and how the floor trader greases the wheels that go round.
Heather rounds up twenty choice tweets from SCG Orlando covering standard and legacy. And the trophy goes to… drum roll, please…
Peter finishes up flavor text review.
With Grand Prix Minneapolis in the bag, Heather rounds up the Twitter action starting on day 2. Would the top 8 be riddled with the usual suspects and the most prevalent standard decks or would we be in for a few spicy surprises?
Are you attending GP Minneapolis? Look no further for local advice on local transportation, the convention center and more food options than you can shake a Juicy Lucy at! Peter Lane has your back.
Heather rounds up the Twitter debate over announcing Cavern of Souls’ uncounterable colored mana. Judges haven’t agreed on a standard ruling yet, so you might want to check this one out before your next event.
Joe Spanier introduces a series providing a framework for speculation and trading. In this first article, he covers the seasons in the Magic speculation calendar and explains how you can use them to your advantage.
Pro Tour Barcelona featured the Block Constructed format and several drafts to highlight fresh Avacyn Restored card interactions and deck designs. Questions awaited answers: would Miracle make a splash? How about Soulbond? Could anyone draft a winning black deck?
Corbin Hosler offers us the story of a failed trade, a missed opportunity and a wake up call to remember why Magic is such a big part of our lives.